Our online store is now open for pre-orders! Plants will be available for pick-up or local delivery in late May.

Side-oats grama grass with dry seed heads - photo by Agnieszka Kwiecień, license: CC-BY 3.0
Side-oats grama in bloom - photo by Erutuon CC BY-SA 4.0
  • Load image into Gallery viewer, Side-oats grama grass with dry seed heads - photo by Agnieszka Kwiecień, license: CC-BY 3.0
  • Load image into Gallery viewer, Side-oats grama in bloom - photo by Erutuon CC BY-SA 4.0

Side-Oats Grama (Bouteloua curtipendula)

Regular price
$12.00
Sale price
$12.00
Regular price
Coming Soon!
Unit price
per 

Side-Oats Grama (Bouteloua curtipendula)

Perennial grass

Blooms: Aug - Sept

Height: 1-3 feet

Light: Full Sun , Part Shade

Soil Moisture: Medium to Dry, drought tolerant

Water Use: Low , Medium

Hardiness Zone: 3-8 (click here to find your plant hardiness zone)

This warm season grass, grows slowly in cool temperatures so is great to plant with spring flowers.  It is a clumping grass that spreads by rhizome. It has tiny flowers during late summer bloom and the dry seed heads look like oats. Host plant for 5 or more types of skipper moths.

Side-oats Grama Attracts: Birds, Butterflies, and provides nesting materials/structure for native bees. It is deer resistant.

And is a host plant for: Green Skipper butterfly, Dotted Skipper butterfly.